Guest Post

Selfie Boom: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The following post is a guest blog from Amy K. Williams. Amy is a journalist specializing in parenting, social issues and communication. She lives in Southern California, where she spends her time writing, cooking and volunteering. You can follow Amy on Twitter at: @AmyKWilliams1 As parents, we could have never conceived that taking photos of yourself  Continue Reading »

7 Fall Driving Safety Tips

The following post is a guest blog from Jason Fidishun. Jason loves working with John’s Driving School, a company dedicated to teaching residents of Lower Bucks County proper driving techniques for over 40 years. When Jason isn’t teaching, he enjoys spending time with his family and traveling. 7 Fall Driving Safety Tips Throughout the fall and into the  Continue Reading »

YouTube Parental Controls and What Every Parent Needs to Know

The following post is a guest blog from Sandra Mills, a freelance tech, online security, and online safety writer. She is passionate about keeping kids safe when they are online. What Every Parent Needs to Know About YouTube Not only is YouTube the number one online video website, it’s the second most popular U.S. search engine,  Continue Reading »

Helping Your Teen be Safe on Social Media

About the author: Naomi Broderick is a professional writer who loves being a parent and everything that goes with it. When she’s not having to watch her three children in the front yard she loves to cook and keep updated on the most recent technologies and ways of keeping children safe in the home and the  Continue Reading »

Is Vine Safe for Kids?

The following post is a guest blog from Allie Cooper, a tech enthusiast who’s very passionate with her volunteer work; educating kids about responsible mobile device usage both locally and internationally. She also loves to cook and to travel. Despite her busy schedule, she updates herself with the recent parental control technologies. When Twitter released the Vine  Continue Reading »

Supervising Your Teen’s Virtual Life

The following article is from a MamaBear guest blogger: Parenthood has become more challenging since the worldwide web took over our lives. The limitless possibilities entailed in accessing the web have their positive side, but there is a reason why parents should be paying more attention to the negative. Teenagers are prone to be careless  Continue Reading »

How to Avoid Getting Bling‘ed by Social Media Sneaks

You may not be statuesque like Audrina Patridge, dashing like Orlando Bloom or wealthy like Paris Hilton, but a moment of carelessness could put you in one unfortunate category occupied by all three: crime victim. Patridge, Bloom and Hilton were among the celebrities who had their homes burglarized by the so-called Bling Ring, a group  Continue Reading »

Top Apps for Children in 2013

iPads and smart phones have become the ultimate saviour in modern parenting. Used in moderation, iPads are a fantastic tool for children to play, learn, and develop their skills. More importantly, it is the only toy or educational vice which captures children’s undivided attention for more than five minutes. Apps are constantly developing and there  Continue Reading »

Safeguarding Children: Knowledge for Parental Control and Reassurance

Our children are growing up surrounded by technology, with smartphones, online gaming, texting, and social media available at every turn. Intended to make communication and everyday life easier, the modern technology that is now available offers fantastic opportunities, but with these opportunities come risks. Smartphones, social networking, and the wider Internet have, especially in recent  Continue Reading »

Teenage safety tips on their first independent vacation

It’s hard enough when your child starts leaving the house without you – not to be filled with worry. But when your child is old enough to go on their first independent holiday, it can be difficult to avoid the temptation of frequently calling them up and checking that they’re OK. I mean, let’s face  Continue Reading »

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